Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda

  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
  3. The scope of the group, which can be found on their meta page, is "A team of self-motivated individuals who improve articles on Wikimedia Foundation project websites and promote free and open access to knowledge locally in Kinyarwanda & English. They also invest in projects that sensitize and train different communities in Rwanda about Wikipedia with much emphasis on Kinyarwanda Wikipedia."; and
Application Review
With regard to Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda's application for user group status and criteria:
  • At least 3 active Wikimedia editors: CRITERION NOT MET
  • Focus advances Wikimedia: CRITERION MET
  • Mission aligned with Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
  • Compliance with naming guidelines and trademark policy: CRITERION MET
  • Information about group published on a Wikimedia wiki: CRITERION MET
  • Plans for activities or efforts to advance Wikimedia projects: CRITERION MET
  • Allows new members: CRITERION MET
  • Two designated contacts for Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION NOT MET

It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
Therefore be it resolved that Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 21 January 2022.



Liaison's Signature


Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 21 January 2022 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee: -MKaur (WMF) (talk) 21:52, 9 February 2022 (UTC)[reply]